Brussels Airlines Flight Delay Compensation

If your Brussels Airlines flight delays for more than 3 hours or was cancelled without prior notice, you might be eligible for compensation up to 600€ based on the EU 261 rule.

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Brussels Airlines Cancellation / Delay Compensation

With the best of airlines, there are still the risks of flight delays, cancellations or denied boarding incidents. These issues happen even when passengers book their flight tickets with the most reputable airlines. These issues include oversold flight tickets, which lead to denied boarding or flight pilot/crew members lateness also affects flight delays. Underbooking or Overbooking of flight tickets may also lead to the cancellation of flights.

Some of these issues may be under the control of the airlines and some not, whereas when the airline is responsible, airlines must compensate the passengers for the inconvenience caused. Sometimes, liability may not arise because issues that lead to flight delay/cancellation were outside the control of the airline company, such as extreme bad weather conditions, safety or security issues etc.

So if your Brussels Airlines flights have been delayed/cancelled and the fault is of Brussels Airlines, you can claim compensation up to 600€ from Brussels Airlines following EC Regulation 261/2004 EU air passenger rights. You can check Brussels Airlines flight status at the airport displayed on Departure or Arrival Timetable or online on websites such as FlightStats or similar.

For Brussels Airlines (SN; SN is an IATA code for Brussels Airlines adapted from its previous company SN Brussels Airlines) flight delays of more than 3 hours on arrival; flight passengers can claim between 250€ to 600€ depending upon the distance of your flight. You can use our claim compensation calculator to check how much you can claim for your SN flight delay or cancellations.

Our claiming process is an easy way to claim delayed flight compensation, as you only need to provide us with your Brussels Airlines (SN) flight number, flight date, flight delay/cancellation reason, and your contact details to submit the claim on behalf of you. You can go back up to 3 years in Europe to claim for your delayed flight.

Brussels Airlines Flight Delays / Cancellation / Denied Boarding Problems

Brussels Airlines is the flag carrier of Belgium and is bounded by EC Regulation 261/2004 EU Air Passenger Rights, which lays down compensation norms to be followed by the airline company in case of flight delays, cancellations or denied boarding. EU Air Passengers can only claim compensation if the flight was delayed for 3 hours or more at the arrival airport.

Flight Delay Compensation can also be valid for Flight Cancellations (without notice), Re-Scheduled Flight Delay, Denied Boarding and Change of Flight. If the flight is delayed at the departure airport, passengers are entitled to “right to care” facilities in case of flight delays of more than 2 hours, which includes meals and refreshments, faxes or e-mails, two free phone calls, hotel accommodation and free transportation to the hotel (If there is an over-night flight delay or stay is required).

How much can you claim for Brussels Airlines Flight delays?

The amount of compensation for Brussels Airlines’ delayed flight is between 250€ to 600€. It depends upon the travel distance and the length of the delay.

Short distance
(up to 1500 km)
Medium distance
(1501 to 3500 km)
Long distance
(more than 3500 km)
e.g. Frankfurt to Madrid e.g. Frankfurt to Turkey e.g. Frankfurt to New York
€250 €400 €600*

* the amount may get reduced by 50%, i.e., you may get up to 300€ for distance over 3500 km when EU borders were not crossed.

Your Flight Has Been Delayed or cancelled. What Should You Do?


Ask a reason for delay

Ask the airline for a reason behind it. Get confirmation in writing from the airlines’ customer service.

Note Arrival Time

Note the flights’ arrival time, i.e., when the aircraft door was opened and passengers were allowed to step out.

Collect Evidence

Collect evidence such as pictures of arrival board, boarding pass, receipts, etc., to prove the delay.

Check Eligibility

Enter your flight details into our claim checker and check if you are eligible for compensation.

Exchange Contacts

Exchange contact information of co-passengers (which can act as evidence while asking for compensation).

Claim Money Back

Assign us your case for a hassle-free claim (we work on a "No Win – No Fee" basis) and Sit Back & Relax.

Flight departure delays

If there’s a delay at departure, you are eligible for the “Right to Care.” The airlines must offer:

For 2 Hours Flight Delays


Free meals and refreshments.


2 free phone calls, email or fax service.

For 5 Hours Flight Delays


Free meals and refreshments.


2 free phone calls, email or fax service.


Re-routed to the earliest available flight


Refund of the ticket cost, if you were unwilling to travel


Hotel accommodation & transport facility for an overnight delay.

Was your flight delayed for more than 3 hours?

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Your Rights under EC Regulation 261/2004

EC Regulation 261/2004 (dated 17 February 2005) applies to air passengers departing from any EU airport, or from a non-EU airport with an EU airline to an EU destination. Passengers must note that flight delay compensation is subject to certain conditions and exceptions.

There will be no compensation for a delay / cancellation caused by an extraordinary circumstance, under which such delay / cancellation becomes uncontrollable. Example of such situations includes bad weather or security concerns such as fear of a terror attack. In such cases, passengers will not be given any compensation.

Nevertheless, if there is a delay of more than 4 hours for a flight of 3500 km or more; delay of 3 hours or more in intra-community flight of 1500 km or more; and delay of 3 hours in case of flight under 1500 km, the passenger is entitled to claim compensation under EU norms as set by EU Regulation 261 of 2004. This entitlement is when the delay is not caused by an extraordinary circumstances.

If you are an air passenger travelling with Brussels Airlines and your flight has been delayed or cancelled (without any prior notice) or for reasons which could have been easily solved then according to Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004, Brussels airline flight passengers can claim compensation up to 600€ for flight delays. This takes into account the distance that you travel.

Within EU:

  1. If you travel up to 1,500 km or less, then you can claim up to 250€
  2. And over 1,500 km, you can claim up to 400€

Between EU Airport And Non-EU Airport:

  1. If you travel up to 1,500 km or less, then you can claim up to 250€
  2. If the distance is between 1,500 – 3,500 km, then you can claim up to 400€
  3. And if the distance is more than 3500 km and flight delays for more than 4 hours, then you can claim up to 600€

Note: If you are travelling to a Non-European country from a Non-European country by a European Flight, EU 261 Rule won’t apply to you. It is only applied in the case of EU based flights travelling within Europe or to or from an EU Member State.

Am I Eligible To Claim Compensation?

EC Regulation 261/2004 is a European Union Regulation. It applies to EU and Non-EU airspace. You do not have to be an EU citizen to claim flight compensation.

This means that you can claim on flights departing from any airport located in the EU (with any airline) or arriving in the EU (with an EU airline).

Thus, you can claim compensation for flights that departed or were scheduled to depart from an EU airport.

Origin and Destination EU Airline Non-EU Airline
EU ✈ Non-EU
Non-EU ✈ EU
Non-EU ✈ Non-EU

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How to Claim Compensation?

Claim Experts at ClaimFlights can help you claim compensation for your delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight. All you need to do is enter your Brussels flight number and flight date to check for free the claim amount you are entitled to receive from Brussels Airline.

We have built Flight Delay Compensation Calculator, which calculates the compensatory amount for the airlines’ flight delay or whatever reason. You can use it to know the compensation amount due for your delayed or cancelled flight from Brussels Airlines.

When Can I Claim Compensation from Brussels Airlines?

If you are a Brussels Airlines passenger and you are still wondering whether you can claim compensation or not for the problem you faced with them, then ClaimFlights can help to inform you about the exact status of your compensation case. ClaimFlights files your case in accordance with EU passenger rights Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004, according to which you are eligible to claim compensation from the airlines if your flight has been delayed, cancelled or postponed without prior notice.

You can also demand money back if you miss the connecting flight or in case of inconvenience caused due to flight overbooking or cancellations. ClaimFlights can help you to estimate the compensation amount that you can claim from Brussels Airlines.

ClaimFlights – How We Can Help You?

Many times, passengers are not aware of EU air passenger rights, which entitles them to receive flight delay compensation or flight cancellation compensation from Brussels Airlines if their flights are delayed or cancelled. Claim Flights helps passengers know about their flight delay/cancellation rights and file compensation claims with the airlines.

We care for all the air passengers and have a number of resources that can help facilitate compensation claims. Claim Flights Compensation Calculator is an online tool that lets you know the amount claimable from the airlines and is available on our website.

We have in-house legal counsel, solicitors, and legal experts available for online chat with passengers who want help and advice regarding claims. Our team facilitates the passenger to file a claim on his own.

Claim Flights also file claims for passengers, for which a very low commission fee is charged and only when the claim is successful, i.e., on a No Win No Fee basis. ClaimFlights simplify the claim process what is otherwise a daunting task for the passengers.

How to claim compensation for delayed or cancelled flights?

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ClaimFlights – Flight Compensation Firm (How We Can Help You To Claim Your Money Back)

If your flight has been delayed or cancelled while you are travelling within Europe, flying with an EU registered flight, and you want to claim reimbursement for the problem the airline has caused you, all you have to do is provide us with your flight details (flight number & flight date) and our claim experts will work with various other teams to collect data so that everything goes smoothly.

Our team has access to flight information such as the time the flight was delayed, the reason for flight cancellation, flights departure and arrival time, etc., making us more likely to win the compensation. If you have any complaints regarding Airlines flight delays or cancellations, you can contact Claim Flights.

Claim Your Rights with ClaimFlights!

If you are a Brussels flight passenger and your flight has been delayed by over 3 hours or your flight has been cancelled without prior notice, then you can claim compensation or money back from the airlines. The airline is liable to pay a refund due to flight cancellations, denied boarding resulting due to overbooking of the flight or if you miss the connecting flight due to your first flight delay.

Flight cancellation and postponed flights are other possible reasons to claim money back. Brussels airlines do not always answer for flight delay claim letters from customers. Therefore, if you want to ensure that you get your money back, you can use our service.

If your flight is delayed and you are wondering whether you can get compensation or not, then ClaimFlights is the right destination for you. A team of Claim Experts at ClaimFlights can help you file your case against the airline. All you need to do is provide us with your flight number and flight date. Our flight compensation calculator lets you calculate the amount you are entitled to claim from the airline. Don’t delay and claim your delayed flight refund today.

ClaimFlights No Win No Fee Claims

The team of Claim Experts at ClaimFlights helps you claim your money back from the airline if your flight was delayed for 3 hours or more. You can check your flight status with the help of the flight tracker. The information received can be used to file a case against the airline. Our compensation calculator helps you calculate the exact compensation an air passenger can claim from the airlines. Experts at ClaimFlights make sure that you get the right amount of money at the right time.

Calculate The Amount Airline Owes You

Passengers often remain unaware of their rights and end up claiming a very futile amount compared to what they are entitled to claim. At ClaimFlights, the exact compensation amount can be calculated with the help of the Flight Delay Compensation Calculator.

After you know the exact amount that you are entitled you can use our claim form to file the claim. You may need to enter further details about yourself & co-passengers for whom you would like to claim compensation from the airlines. That’s all. You can also compare the receivable compensation amount provided by us with other flight delay claims companies.

ClaimFlights claiming process is easy to use, and you can provide us with all your desired information in less than 3 minutes. We have access to a lot of insider information on flight delays and cancellations to claim precise flight compensation on behalf of you.

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Useful Information about Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines was founded on 7th November 2006 in Belgium after SN Brussels Airlines ceased their operation in 2006 and merged with Virgin Express to form Brussels Airlines. Brussels Airlines commenced its operations from March of 2007. Brussels Airlines is the largest airline of Belgium, with its headquarters and main hub located at Brussels Airport.

Brussels Airlines operates to more than 90 destinations across Europe, Africa, and North America. Brussels airline is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Association of European Airlines (AEA) and Star Alliance. Brussels Airlines IATA Code SN was inherited from its forerunner airlines (SN Brussels Airlines, Sabena and Virgin Express). SN Airholding entirely owns Brussels Airlines, and Lufthansa owns 45% of SN Airholding.

easyjet flight
Brussels Airline Code-Share Agreements, Alliance
Brussels Airlines shares code-share flights with Etihad Airways, Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air Malta, Egyptair, Royal Air Maroc, TAP Portugal, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Jet Airways, Swiss International Airlines, Singapore Airlines, TAROM, Hainan Airlines, THAI, Ukraine International Airlines and few more international airlines.

Code-Share Agreement allows two or more airlines to share the same flight under its own name. Thus Brussels Airlines can advertise and sell flight seats of its code-share partners under the SN flight numbers.

Brussels Airline Fleet Size & Destinations
Brussels Airlines have 54 fleets as of August, 2016 and flies to more than 90 destinations worldwide. Brussels Airlines destinations include over 80 cities in Europe, America, Asia and Africa. Towards America, Brussels Airlines only fly to JFK Airport, New York, US. In Asia, the major destinations includes cities in China, Thailand and Singapore. It also flies to many cities in Africa, including Kenya, Morocco and West Africa.

Most Frequent Routes Operated By Brussels Airline

Sr. No. Country City
1 United Kingdom Bristol, Edinburgh, Belfast, London, Manchester, Birmingham
2 Spain Palma, Barcelona, Alicante, Madrid, Bilbao, Malaga, Seville
3 France Paris, Nice, Lyon, Marseille, Nantes, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Mulhouse
4 Italy Milan, Rome, Bologna, Florence, Turin, Venice
5 Germany Berlin, Hamburg, Hanover, Nuremberg
6 Denmark Billund, Copenhagen
7 Portugal Lisbon, Faro, Porto
8 Switzerland Geneva, Basel
9 Hungary Budapest
10 Belgium Brussels
11 Czech Republic Prague
12 Austria Vienna
13 Greece Athens
14 Russia Moscow
15 Norway Oslo

And the other international destinations includes, Abidjan in Cote d’Ivoire; Dakar in Senegal; Kinshasa in Congo DR; New York City in United States, Nairobi in Kenya; Banjul in Gambia; Toronto in Canada; Douala, Yaounde in Cameroon; Agadir and Marrakesh in Morocco.

Brussels Airline Services and Awards
As of Airlines Partnership, Brussels Airlines connected with Star Alliance network which is the global leading airline network based on daily flights, covering large number of destinations and provide smooth travel experience to air passengers and reaching the worldwide destinations. And Brussels airline also provide certain benefits to Brussels flight passengers.

Brussels Airline has rewarded as “Short Haul Airline 2014” provided by Belgian travel agencies and industry experts and Travel Magazine Awards, Gala and it has been also awarded for its quality services “Best Travel Option” for flights to New York.

Brussels Airlines Reviews & Statistics

Brussels Airlines have been rated 5 out of 10 stars reviewed by more than 491 customers as of December 2021 by SkyTrax; SkyTrax rates airlines based upon their performance and customer services.

Brussels Airlines operates more than 300 on-time flights per day, connecting Europe to over 60 destinations worldwide. While there are cases of flight delays, flight cancellations or denied boarding incidents for which EC Regulation 261 of 2004 entitles Brussels Airlines passengers to claim compensation.

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Dr. Mirko C. Ulbrich

Dr. Mirko C. Ulbrich


Dr. Mirko C. Ulbrich is founder and CEO at Claim Flights GmbH. He has made many Himalaya hiking trips, but has found a passion to grow roses and go hiking in the alpes.

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